Tangy and sweet these cherry lime popsicles are a healthy and gut friendly warm weather treat.
Ah, popsicles, the quintessential summertime treat. So wonderfully refreshing, they’re one of the best things to snack on when the weather heats up. A batch of pops in the freezer makes for the perfect mid-day treat when you feel like something light and cooling.
And unlike a lot of other frozen treats, popsicles are a snap to make. Just a handful of simple ingredients, a blender and a few minutes are all you really need.
These particular popsicles combine the sweetness of fresh cherries with the tartness of limes to create an ultra-refreshing sweet/tart treat with a vivid red hue. They’re quick to make (the only effort is in squeezing and zesting the limes), and bright with lip-smacking fruity flavor.
And unlike those red colored imposters masquerading as cherry popsicles of our youth, these are made with only 5 whole food ingredients: cherries, limes, coconut water, coconut water kefir and a touch of sweetener.
The coconut water kefir is what makes these probiotic pops. Coconut water kefir is simply young coconut water that’s been fermented with kefir grains to create a probiotic rich drink with a fizzy tart flavor so it pairs nicely with the cherries and limes.
You can make and use your own (it’s quite easy to make), use a store bought brand (like this one), or just swap it out for regular coconut water if you’d prefer to skip the extra helping of gut friendly bacteria for any reason.
A quick blend, strain and freeze is all there is standing between you and these probiotic cherry lime popsicles, so get to it!
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